Vittorio De Sica

Director, Actor, Screenwriter
Italian director Vittorio De Sica was also a notable actor who appeared in over 100 films, to which he brought the same charm and brightness which infused his work behind the camera.
Born: 07/07/1902 in Sora, , IT

Filmography

Actor (39)

Italy After the War 1993 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Blood For Dracula 1975 (Movie)

Marquis (Actor)

C'eravamo tanto amati 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

Il Delitto Matteotti 1972 (Movie)

Judge Mauro del Giudice (Actor)

Snow Job 1972 (Movie)

Dolphi (Actor)

Ettore lo Fusto 1971 (Movie)

Cardinale Giove (Actor)

Trastevere 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969 (Movie)

Shoemaker (Actor)

The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968 (Movie)

Cardinal Rinaldi (Actor)

The Biggest Bundle of Them All 1967 (Movie)

Cesare Celli (Actor)

After the Fox 1966 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders 1965 (Movie)

The Count (Actor)

Eve 1964 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ballerina and the Good God 1963 (Movie)

God (Actor)

Lafayette 1962 (Movie)

Secret Agent Edward Bancroft (Actor)

The Millionairess 1961 (Movie)

Joe (Actor)

Austerlitz 1960 (Movie)

Pope Pius XII (Actor)

It Started in Naples 1960 (Movie)

Mario Vitale (Actor)

The Angel Wore Red 1960 (Movie)

General Clave (Actor)

The Last Judgement 1960 (Movie)

(Actor)

Fast and Sexy 1959 (Movie)

Priest (Actor)

General Della Rovere 1959 (Movie)

Bardone--Grimaldi (Actor)

It Happened in Rome 1958 (Movie)

Count (Actor)

The Moralist 1958 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Farewell to Arms 1957 (Movie)

Major Alessandro Rinaldi (Actor)

Fathers And Sons 1957 (Movie)

Vincenzo Corallo (Actor)

The Monte Carlo Story 1957 (Movie)

Count Dino Della Fiaba (Actor)

Bread, Love and... 1956 (Movie)

Maresciallo Carotenuto (Actor)

The Gold of Naples 1956 (Movie)

Count (Actor)

The Miller's Wife 1956 (Movie)

The Governor (Actor)

Vacanze ad Ischia 1956 (Movie)

Occhipinti (Actor)

The Sign of Venus 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

Too Bad She's Bad 1955 (Movie)

Stroppiani (Actor)

Bread, Love and Jealousy 1954 (Movie)

Marshall Antonio Carotenuto (Actor)

Il Bigamo 1954 (Movie)

Lawyer Principe (Actor)

Secrets d'Alcove 1954 (Movie)

Bob (Actor)

The Earrings of Madame De... 1954 (Movie)

Baron Fabrizio Donati (Actor)

Bread, Love and Dreams 1953 (Movie)

Marshal Antonio Carotenuto (Actor)

The Small Miracle (TV Show)

Actor
Director (25)

The Bicycle Thief 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

I Bambini Ci Guardano 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

Il Viaggio 1973 (Movie)

(Director)

Una Breve Vacanza 1972 (Movie)

(Director)

We'll Call Him Andrea 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

The Sunflower 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

A Place For Lovers 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

The Witches 1969 (Movie)

("A Night Like Any Other") (Director)

Woman Times Seven 1967 (Movie)

(Director)

After the Fox 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

A Young World 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Marriage - Italian Style 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Boccaccio '70 1962 (Movie)

(("La riffa"/"The Raffle")) (Director)

The Boom 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

The Condemned of Altona 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Two Women 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

The Last Judgement 1960 (Movie)

(Director)

The Roof 1958 (Movie)

(Director)

The Gold of Naples 1956 (Movie)

(Director)

Indiscretion of an American Wife 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

Umberto D. 1954 (Movie)

(Director)

Miracle in Milan 1951 (Movie)

(Director)

Shoe-Shine 1945 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (7)

I Bambini Ci Guardano 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Place For Lovers 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Witches 1969 (Movie)

("A Night Like Any Other") (Screenplay)

Two Women 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Gold of Naples 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Umberto D. 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Miracle in Milan 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (6)

The Bicycle Thief 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Fast and Sexy 1959 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Roof 1958 (Movie)

(Producer)

Indiscretion of an American Wife 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

Umberto D. 1954 (Movie)

(Producer)

Miracle in Milan 1951 (Movie)

(Producer)
Music (2)

Le Bal 1984 (Movie)

("Parlami d'Amore Mariu") (Song Performer)

Fast and Sexy 1959 (Movie)

(Music)
Other (1)

C'eravamo tanto amati 1973 (Movie)

film extract("The Bicycle Thief" (1946)) (Other)

Biography

Italian director Vittorio De Sica was also a notable actor who appeared in over 100 films, to which he brought the same charm and brightness which infused his work behind the camera.

Relationships

Maria Mercader

Wife
married in 1968 divorced in 1974

Giuditta Rissone

Wife
divorced in 1968 by law when De Sica immigrated to France

Christian Sica

Son

Manuel Sica

Son

Milestones

1954

Directed "The Gold of Naples", first of eight films with Sophia Loren

1941

First collaboration with scenarist Cesare Zavattini, "I bambini ci guardano/The Children Are Watching Us"

1940

Solo directing debut, "Maddalena zero in condotta"

1940

First film as co-director (with Giuseppe Amato), "Rose Scarlatte"

1919

Acted exclusively on the stage

1918

Screen acting debut in "The Clemenceau Affair"

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